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Check cheapest flight tickets from Chennai to Kolkata on Tue, Feb 25
22808
MGR Chennai Central Santragachi AC SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
26 hr 20 min
SRC ()
Santragachi Jn
22842
MGR Chennai Central Santragachi Antyodaya Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
26 hr 15 min
SRC ()
Santragachi Jn
12842
Coromandel Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
27 hr 10 min
HWH ()
Howrah Jn
SL
₹ 695
12507
Aronai Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
28 hr 00 min
HWH ()
Howrah Jn
SL
₹ 695
06058
MGR Chennai Central Santragachi Special Fare Special
MAS ()
Chennai Central
27 hr 45 min
SRC ()
Santragachi Jn
2A
N/A
3A
N/A
SL
N/A
22826
MGR Chennai Central Shalimar Weekly SF Express
MAS ()
Chennai Central
29 hr 05 min
SHM ()
Kolkata Shalimar
SL
₹ 695
02842
MGR Chennai Central Santragachi SpecialFare SF Special
MAS ()
Chennai Central
29 hr 10 min
SRC ()
Santragachi Jn
2A
N/A
3A
N/A
SL
N/A
82842
MGR Chennai Central Santragachi Suvidha Special
MAS ()
Chennai Central
29 hr 10 min
SRC ()
Santragachi Jn
2A
N/A
3A
N/A
SL
N/A
12664
Tiruchchirappalli Howrah SF Express
MS ()
Chennai Egmore
28 hr 40 min
HWH ()
Howrah Jn
SL
₹ 695
12666
Kanniyakumari Howrah SF Express
MS ()
Chennai Egmore
28 hr 40 min
HWH ()
Howrah Jn
SL
₹ 695
06010
Puducherry Santragachi Special Fare Special
MS ()
Chennai Egmore
29 hr 30 min
SRC ()
Santragachi Jn
2A
N/A
3A
N/A
SL
N/A
12840
MGR Chennai Central Howrah Mail
MAS ()
Chennai Central
28 hr 15 min
HWH ()
Howrah Jn
SL
₹ 695
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Chennai to Kolkata train time table

MGR Chennai Central Howrah Mail (12840) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Howrah Jn station (HWH) at taking a total of 28 hrs 15 mints to cover the distance of 1663 kms. Coromandel Express (12842) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Howrah Jn station (HWH) at taking a total of 27 hrs 10 mints to cover the distance of 1662 kms. MGR Chennai Central Santragachi AC SF Express (22808) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Santragachi Jn station (SRC) at taking a total of 26 hrs 20 mints to cover the distance of 1655 kms. MGR Chennai Central Shalimar Weekly SF Express (22826) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Kolkata Shalimar station (SHM) at taking a total of 29 hrs 5 mints to cover the distance of 1659 kms. Tiruchchirappalli Howrah SF Express (12664) departs from Chennai Egmore station (MS) at and arrives Howrah Jn station (HWH) at taking a total of 28 hrs 40 mints to cover the distance of 1666 kms.
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Chennai to Kolkata train Seat Availability

In MGR Chennai Central Howrah Mail (12840), seat availability status is AVAILABLE 1 in First AC (1A), seat availability status is GNWL15/WL2 in Second AC (2A) with 92% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL50/WL6 in Third AC (3A) with 90% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL207/WL99 in Sleeper (SL) with 15% chance of confirmation for tomorrow. In Coromandel Express (12842), seat availability status is GNWL1/WL1 in First AC (1A) with 90% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL26/WL5 in Second AC (2A) with 91% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL36/WL18 in Third AC (3A) with 83% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL330/WL173 in Sleeper (SL) with 4% chance of confirmation for tomorrow. In Tiruchchirappalli Howrah SF Express (12664), seat availability status is RLWL9/WL7 in Second AC (2A) with 70% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is RLWL20/WL14 in Third AC (3A) with 50% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is RLWL115/WL56 in Sleeper (SL) with 67% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
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Chennai to Kolkata train Fare

Fare for trains from Chennai to Kolkata is Rs 4460 in First AC (1A), Rs 2625 in Second AC (2A), Rs 695 in Sleeper (SL), Rs 410 in None (GN) and Rs 1825 in Third AC (3A) in general quota. Tatkal ticket fare and premium tatkal fare in this route starts from Rs 3150 in Second AC (2A), Rs 890 in Sleeper (SL) and Rs 2245 in Third AC (3A).
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Chennai to Kolkata train Suvidha

Suvidha as the name suggests is a series of express trains that was introduced a couple of years back in lieu to beat the peak season rush on other trains. These trains have sleeper, second seating and ac coaches. The advance reservation period for these trains are a maximum of 30 days only as against other trains that have 120 days of ARP. For suvidha trains passengers are issued either confirmed berth or RAC and there is no waitlist concept in Suvidha trains. So for passengers who are looking for a sure shot seat can opt for Suvidha train if this train is available for your route. But hang on, before you proceed further to book a ticket in this trains, let us tell you that it will burn a hole in your pocket because Suvidha trains too have dynamic fare (flexi fare) system just like rajdhani and Shatabdi trains. So you might end up paying more for a SL class than Second AC of any other train on same route. Also, senior citizens and children are not given any privilege of concession in these trains. And once you drop the plan to travel, do it carefully as there is no cancellation permitted for these trains of course with some exceptions. 1 suvidha train runs from Chennai to Kolkata - MGR Chennai Central Santragachi Suvidha Special (82842).

Chennai to Kolkata MGR Chennai Central Santragachi Suvidha Special (82842) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Santragachi Jn station (SRC) at .

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Chennai to Kolkata MGR Chennai Central Howrah Mail 12840

Chennai to Kolkata MGR Chennai Central Howrah Mail (12840) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Howrah Jn station (HWH) at . Chennai to Kolkata train fare is Rs.4460 in First AC, Rs.410 in None, Rs.1825 in Third AC, Rs.2625 in Second AC and Rs.695 in Sleeper for this train. In MGR Chennai Central Howrah Mail (12840), seat availability status is AVAILABLE 1 in First AC (1A), seat availability status is GNWL15/WL2 in Second AC (2A) with 92% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL50/WL6 in Third AC (3A) with 90% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL207/WL99 in Sleeper (SL) with 15% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
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Chennai to Kolkata Coromandel Express 12842

Chennai to Kolkata Coromandel Express (12842) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Howrah Jn station (HWH) at . Chennai to Kolkata train fare is Rs.4460 in First AC, Rs.410 in None, Rs.1825 in Third AC, Rs.2625 in Second AC and Rs.695 in Sleeper for this train. In Coromandel Express (12842), seat availability status is GNWL1/WL1 in First AC (1A) with 90% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL26/WL5 in Second AC (2A) with 91% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL36/WL18 in Third AC (3A) with 83% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL330/WL173 in Sleeper (SL) with 4% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
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Chennai to Kolkata MGR Chennai Central Santragachi AC SF Express 22808

Chennai to Kolkata MGR Chennai Central Santragachi AC SF Express (22808) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Santragachi Jn station (SRC) at . Chennai to Kolkata train fare is Rs.4460 in First AC, Rs.1825 in Third AC and Rs.2625 in Second AC for this train.
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Chennai to Kolkata MGR Chennai Central Shalimar Weekly SF Express 22826

Chennai to Kolkata MGR Chennai Central Shalimar Weekly SF Express (22826) departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives Kolkata Shalimar station (SHM) at . Chennai to Kolkata train fare is Rs.410 in None, Rs.1825 in Third AC, Rs.2625 in Second AC and Rs.695 in Sleeper for this train.
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Chennai to Kolkata Tiruchchirappalli Howrah SF Express 12664

Chennai to Kolkata Tiruchchirappalli Howrah SF Express (12664) departs from Chennai Egmore station (MS) at and arrives Howrah Jn station (HWH) at . Chennai to Kolkata train fare is Rs.4460 in First AC, Rs.1825 in Third AC, Rs.2625 in Second AC and Rs.695 in Sleeper for this train. In Tiruchchirappalli Howrah SF Express (12664), seat availability status is RLWL9/WL7 in Second AC (2A) with 70% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is RLWL20/WL14 in Third AC (3A) with 50% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is RLWL115/WL56 in Sleeper (SL) with 67% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
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Chennai to Kolkata train: Fastest, Slowest, Timely & Most Delayed

The fastest train from Chennai to Kolkata is MGR Chennai Central Santragachi Antyodaya Express (22842) which travels a distance of 1655 kms in just 26 hrs 15 mints. The slowest train from Chennai to Kolkata is Puducherry Santragachi Special Fare Special (06010) which travels a distance of 1644 kms in 29 hrs 30 mints. The most punctual train from Chennai to Kolkata is MGR Chennai Central Santragachi Special Fare Special (06058) which reaches Santragachi Jn with an average delay of just 0 minute. The most delayed train from Chennai to Kolkata is Aronai Express (12507) which reaches Howrah Jn with an average delay of over 1 hrs 45 mints.
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About Chennai

The city of Chennai in Tamil Nadu, formely known as Madras, India and the headquarters of the Southern Railway Zone, is a major rail transport hub in the country. Chennai Central Railway Station designed in British colonial style by architect Henry Irwin and also known as the Gateway to the South. It is one of the most important railway hubs in South India and stands as one of the busiest in the nation. The next station to Chennai Central, Basin Bridge Junction, is the railway junction where three different lines meet. Chennai has an international airport Chennai International Airport. It is the fourth busiest airport in India and 47th busiest airport in Asia. Chennai is the land of beautiful temples, and reels in tourists from different corners of the world. There is of course Mahabalipuram (nicknamed Mahabs), which displays Dravidian architecture on monuments, right by the beach side. Kapaleeshwar Temple is a wondrous temple to take a peek into. This Shiva temple was also constructed in the 7th century. Chennai is known for its delicacies: dosas and idlis. A place to get some great tasting South Indian food is the 'Adyar Anand Bhavan,' known for serving pure, delicious vegetarian goodness. To capture the diverse cultures of South India, Chennai has an authentic heritage home called 'Dakshichitra.' There are many cool exhibitions showcasing dance, art, craft activities, and much more. Some of the places to visit in Chennai Vandalur Zoo, Known to be one of Asia's largest open-air zoos, the Besant Nagar Beach, or Elliots Beach, but referred to as 'Bessie' and a mysterious and potentially eerie spot known as the 'Broken Bridge' lies just a bit beyond the beach. Pondy Bazaar and T Nagar are popular bazaar for shopping. Chennai has 3 railway stations - Chennai Central (MAS), Chennai Egmore (MS) and Tambaram (TBM).
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About Kolkata

Kolkata, also know as Calcutta is the capital city of West Bengal and is located at the bank of Hoogly river. It (then Calcutta) served as the capital of British-held territories in India until 1911, after which Delhi was made capital of India. No trip to Kolkata is complete without a visit to the Victoria Memorial, an architectural marvel built in Queen Victoria's name. It has an incredible museum inside. When is Kolkata, never miss the iconic Howrah Bridge. You can also enjoy a sunset cruise on the Hooghly River which passes under the Howrah Bridge. Other places to visit are Mangal Pandey Park and the Dakshineswar Kali Temple, built on the banks of the Ganga. Kolkata is well-connected to all major Indian cities by air, rail and road. This city has three railway stations and an airport named Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport. The airport is 14 km away from the Sealdah railway station. Kolkata ranks the top among the six cities in terms of public transport system.The Kolkata Metro is the oldest underground mass transit system in India. Kolkata is the only Indian city with a tram network, but the tram services are limited to certain areas of the city only. When it comes to food Kolkata is known for its variety of street food like famous kathi rolls, but the key elements of Kolkata's cuisine include rice and a fish curry known as machher jhol. This can be accompanied by desserts such as roshogolla, sandesh, and a sweet yoghurt known as mishti dohi. Kolkata has 5 railway stations - Howrah Jn (HWH), Kolkata Chitpur (KOAA), Kolkata Sealdah (SDAH), Santragachi Jn (SRC) and Kolkata Shalimar (SHM).
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